Mary and Martha’s Place Classes

Membership is NOT required to participate in any MMP class, workshop, or event! We invite all to join us as you are able.

MMP Classes

Thursday Class: The women in the Thursday Class take their spiritual journey seriously.  They read widely and discuss openly their spiritual questions.  They think outside the box and are not afraid to engage in conversation with each other about the spiritual life. The group is led by Maggie Harney and Rebecca Parker.

Summer Sessions:
Thursday, June 15 – “What Are You Reading?”
Thursday, August 24 – “Generations,” a conversation led by Maggie Harney
11:30am – 1:00pm (please note: there is no pre-class meditation during summer sessions)

Cost is $25 per class session, payable by cash or check at the door.

Looking ahead:
Fall 2017 Schedule: September 7 (luncheon), September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9, November 30, December 7 (Advent class)
Spring 2018 Schedule: January 4 (luncheon), January 11, January 25, February 8, February 22, March 8, March 22, April 12, April 26 (luncheon)
Regular class meetings are $25 at the door, or available for a reduced price of $20 when paid by the season or year. Online payment options will be made available mid-summer 2017.


Wisdom Way: The Wisdom Way series offers the opportunity to explore the wisdom path through a Christian lens.  The class includes centering prayer, an introduction to the topic of the day,  a facilitated class discussion and handouts. Led by Rebecca Parker.

Summer Sessions:
Mondays, 10:00am – 12:30pm
June 19, July 10, July 24, August 21

Summer 2017 Topic: Cynthia Borgeault’s four-part presentation on Centering Prayer, which we will view together in class.
Participants may also choose to read the accompanying book: The Heart of Centering Prayer: Nondual Christianity in Theory and Practice, by Cynthia Borgeault

Class meetings are $25 at the door, or $80 for all four summer sessions ($20 each).

Purchase 4-Class Package Here


MMP-AM: Participants take turns presenting a topic of interest.  Past topics have included the history of the cloister gardens, the Virgin Mary in Art and the history of Maundy Thursday. Led by Maggie Harney.

Schedule: One Thursday every month, 7:00am-8:30pm
Schedule available upon request.

Cost is a $5 contribution per class session, payable by cash or check at the door.


Thresholds: Contemporary Spirituality: Women who are midlife in their careers and family obligations.  The group gathers monthly to explore new paradigms for following the Christian path using a variety of resources.

Schedule: Set Sundays, 3:00pm – 5:00 pm
Summer Session: June 18

Cost is $20 per session, payable by cash or check at the door.


Seekers: An occasional gathering of women in their 20’s and 30’s who meet to be in touch with their  spiritual roots in an open and inclusive environment. This group is currently being reimagined as Kohklos. To learn more email

Schedule: TBD

There will be no cost to participate